- More or less. Paulu, Nancy; Martin, Margery // Ladybug;Aug95, Vol. 5 Issue 12, Ladybug for Parents p4
Presents a card game that teaches children how to count and learn the relationships of numbers.
- The Card Game SET. Davis, Benjamin Lent; MacLagan, Diane; Kleber, Michael; Vakil, Ravi // Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer2003, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p33
Focuses on the card game set, a fast-paced game that has a rich mathematical structure. Origin of the game; Techniques to play the game; Description of the fourier transform method, a tool for analyzing problems associated with symmetry groups.
- The Importance of Being Formal. Makarychev, K.S.; Makarychev, Yu S. // Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2001, Vol. 23 Issue 1
Presents two mathematical problems involving playing cards and axiom of choice. Problem of cards given to participants of the Moscow Math Olympiad in spring 2000; Problem of a bet from Leonid Levin of Boston University; Statements of the problems; Solutions to the problems.
- ENIGMA. Austin, Keith // New Scientist;7/14/90, Vol. 127 Issue 1725, p63
Presents a mathematical puzzle involving a pack of playing cards.
- Games people play. Gale, David // Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer93, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p56
Presents Michael Paterson and Uri Zwick's analysis of the card game `Concentration'. Optimal strategy for an opponent who always turns over a second card when she does not get a match; Optimal strategy with two equally sophisticated players.
- Games people do not play. Gale, David // Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer93, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p58
Presents theorems on the winning strategies for the second player in a memory game using an uncountable deck of cards. Zero-memory game as a special case of Martin Furer and Ernst Specker's result; Use of the axiom of choice and well-ordering in Richard Laver and Krzysztof's result.
- NUMERO--A NUMERATE GAME. Murray, Jenny // Mathematics Teaching;Jun2003, Issue 183, p12
Discusses the role of the numerate card game Numero in mathematics education. Order of operations; Motivation produced by the game.
- THE MATH PLAYERS. Chicotsky, David // Bluff Magazine;Feb2012, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p50
The article presents the basics of incorporating estimation-based statistical analysis when playing poker. It suggests that many poker players don't realize that their play decisions are actually math based when they use estimation on a quick and general basis. The article also argues that the...
- KEEPING THE BACCARAT SCORE. GROS, ROGER // How to Win at Casino Gambling;2005, p67
The article discusses efforts by casino system sellers to keep track of the winning hands in the card game baccarat. Based on a mathematical study of the game, the Banker hand wins 45.8 per cent of the time, while the Player hand wins 44.6 per cent. The Gargante Marche system takes advantage of...